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  • Angel Meadow
    Angel Meadow (English, Paperback) Dean Kirby

    This is the first published history of Angel Meadow, a notorious Manchester slum. Angel Meadow has frequently appeared in the news in recent years, after archaeologists dug up the site in 2011.

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  • Development as Freedom
    Development as Freedom (English, Paperback) Amartya Sen

    This title is a synthesis of the thought of economist Amartya Sen, who views economic development as a means to extending freedoms rather than an end in itself. By widening his outlook to include poverty, tyranny, lack of opportunity, individual rights, and political structures, Professor Sen provides a useful overview of the development process.

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  • The New Poverty
    The New Poverty (English, Paperback) Stephen Armstrong

    We are living in an age with unprecedented levels of poverty. Who are the new poor? And what can we do about it?

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  • Behind the Beautiful Forevers
    Behind the Beautiful Forevers (English, Paperback) Katherine Boo

    A landmark debut from a Pulitzer-winning New Yorker journalist: if Dickens were alive today, this is the book he might have written about India

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  • Portfolios of the Poor
    Portfolios of the Poor (English, Paperback) Daryl Collins, Jonathan Morduch

    Explains how the poor find solutions to their everyday financial problems by conducting year-long interviews with impoverished villagers and slum dwellers in Bangladesh, India, and South Africa - records that track penny by penny how specific households manage their money.

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  • Hunger pains
    Hunger pains (English, Paperback) Kayleigh Garthwaite

    We know the statistics, but what does it feel like to be forced to turn to foodbanks for help? What does it take to get emergency food, and what's in the food parcel? This is a powerful insight into the harsh reality of foodbank use from the inside.

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  • The Blackest Streets
    The Blackest Streets (Paperback) Sarah Wise

    In 1887 Government inspectors were sent to investigate the Old Nichol, a notorious slum on the boundary of Bethnal Green parish, where almost 6,000 inhabitants were crammed into thirty or so streets of rotting dwellings and where the mortality rate ran at nearly twice that of the rest of Bethnal Green.

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  • More Than Just Food
    More Than Just Food (English, Paperback) Garrett Broad

    Explores the possibilities and limitations of the community-based approach, offering a networked examination of the food justice movement in the age of the non-profit industrial complex.

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  • Poor Economics
    Poor Economics (English, Paperback) Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo

    Why would a man in Morocco who doesn't have enough to eat buy a television? Why do the poorest people in India spend 7 percent of their food budget on sugar? This book overturns the myths about what it is like to live on very little, revealing the unexpected decisions that millions of people make every day.

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  • Tackling Social Disadvantage through Teacher Education
    Tackling Social Disadvantage through Teacher Education (English, Paperback) Ian Thompson

    A valuable reference and pedagogical tool for teachers and teacher educators on key issues related to teaching pupils from disadvantaged and impoverished backgrounds.

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  • All That Is Solid
    All That Is Solid (English, Paperback) Danny Dorling

    Looks at the UK's dangerous relationship with housing - and how it's all going to come crashing down. In this book, this book argues that housing is the defining issue of our times.

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  • Good times, bad times
    Good times, bad times (English, Paperback) John Hills

    This revised edition uses extensive updated research and survey evidence to challenge the view of 'skivers versus strivers', showing how much our lives vary not just as we age, but from week-to-week and year-to-year.

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  • Injustice
    Injustice (English, Paperback) Danny Dorling

    We are living in the most remarkable and dangerous times. Globally, the richest 1% have never held a greater share of world wealth, while the share of most of the other 99% has collapsed in the last five years. In this fully rewritten and updated edition of Injustice, Dorling offers hope of a more equal society.

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  • Iqtisad Al-Fuqara' (Poor Economics )
    Iqtisad Al-Fuqara' (Poor Economics ) (Multiple languages, Paperback) Esther Duflo, Abhijit Banerjee

    This important book illuminates how the poor live, and offers an opportunity to think of efficient ways, rooted in the reality, to fight poverty in the world.

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  • Famine, Affluence, and Morality
    Famine, Affluence, and Morality (English, Hardback) Peter Singer

    As Bill and Melinda Gates point out in their Foreword, Singer's classic essay "Famine, Affluence and Morality," is as relevant today as it ever was.

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  • Poverty
    Poverty (Paperback) Alan Marsh

    A comprehensive overview of the causes, extent and effects of poverty in the UK. * History of the politics of and debates around poverty * CPAG's analysis of the causes and effects of poverty * Impacts on children and cost to society

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  • Poverty and social exclusion in the UK
    Poverty and social exclusion in the UK (English, Paperback) Glen Bramley

    This fascinating book provides a detailed national picture of poverty and social exclusion. Chapters consider a range of dimensions of exclusion and explores relationships between these in the first truly multi-dimensional analysis.

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  • Poverty, inequality and social work
    Poverty, inequality and social work (English, Paperback) Ian Cummins

    A critical analysis of the domino effect of neoliberalism and austerity on social work. Applying theory including those of Bourdieu and Wacquant to practice, it argues that social work should return to a focus on relational and community approaches.

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  • Peasant Poverty and Persistence in the Twenty-First Century
    Peasant Poverty and Persistence in the Twenty-First Century (English, Paperback) Julio Boltvinik

    An innovative study of the ways in which peasants across the global South are persisting and resisting in the face of neoliberal capitalism and environmental degradation.

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  • Poverty in Scotland 2016
    Poverty in Scotland 2016 (Paperback) Child Poverty Action Group

    This latest edition in the now well-established Poverty in Scotland series provides an indispensable and authoritative overview of the poverty and anti-poverty policies that form the context for a newly elected Scottish Parliament set to enjoy significant new powers.

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